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The DC Code: § 34-214 "Public utility", "utility", or "utility company" defined.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

The term "public utility", "utility" or "utility company" as used in this subtitle shall mean and embrace every street railroad, street railroad corporation, common carrier, gas plant, gas company, electric company, telephone corporation, telephone line, telegraph corporation, telegraph line, and pipeline company. Until the initial implementation date of Chapter 15 of this title, the term shall also include every electric generating facility owned and operated by the electric company.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-227 substituted "gas company" for "gas corporation". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 7(a) of Prevention of Unauthorized Switching of Customer Natural Gas Accounts Temporary Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-13, July 10, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 6589). Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-203. 1973 Ed., § 43-103. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-107 inserted following "The term 'public utility' " the words "or 'utility' or 'utility company' ". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-107, see notes following § 34-201. For Law 15-227, see notes following § 34-208. DC CODE § 34-214 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 974, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1; May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13- 107, § 201(b)(2), 47 DCR 1091; Mar. 16, 2005, D.C. Law 15-227, § 17(a)(1), 51 DCR 10549.)